I re-enlisted in the army in Wellington, which was a mistake because I was im

I enlisted in the NZ Army in Auckland in 1966.

Triumph or recovery from tragedy can both make a hero, but Ōpōtiki identity R

On 27 May 1965, the New Zealand Government, after a great deal of anguish and

There are two reasons why I am alive today.

Yes we are well into our tour and our old platoon sergeant [Gary] has sadly b

Remember the movie We were soldiers starring Mel Gibson, and the scene

You know wh

Yes folks - soon I would be old enough to legally drink in a New Zealand pub!

Remember [this is another golden rule] children when you go out together alwa

My first am

Imagine going to a party and the host has no drinks or cigarettes.


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Friday, 23 May 2008 - 10:36am

Thursday afternoon, Whenuapai. Home. Normality. At last.


Friday, 23 May 2008 - 10:32am

Appreciate that we lived under a 6 foot by 6 foot light weight shelter with a

Friday, 23 May 2008 - 10:11am

Night comes and a familiar sound is heard.

Monday, 10 March 2008 - 2:15pm

The year is 1970. The day is the 26th of July. The place is Viet-Nam.


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